publication . Article . 2010

A mirror of the development of the profession and discipline of records management

McLeod, Julie; Hare, Catherine;
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  • Published: 30 Mar 2010 Journal: Records Management Journal, volume 20, pages 9-40 (issn: 0956-5698, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Country: United Kingdom
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine critically the history of Records Management Journal on its 20th anniversary; it aims to review and analyse its evolution and its contribution in the context of the development of the profession and the discipline of records management. The paper seeks to provide the context and justification for the selection of eight articles previously published in the journal to be reprinted in this issue.Design/methodology/approach – The paper utilises the contents of Records Management Journal (1989 to date) to present a thematic analysis of topics covered and their development over time, and statistical data (from 2002 to ...
free text keywords: Management Information Systems, Library and Information Sciences, Professional development, Thematic analysis, Records management, Publishing, business.industry, business, Knowledge management, Information management, Engineering, N200, P100
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